Infobox Luxembourg commune
name = Hesperange
luxname = Hesper

arms = Coat of arms hesperange luxbrg.png LAU2 = 11004
canton = Luxembourg
district = Luxembourg

Hesperange ( _lb. Hesper, _de. Hesperingen) is a commune and town in southern Luxembourg. It is located south-east of Luxembourg City.

The total population of the commune is 12,196 persons. This breaks down into 6,439 Luxembourgers, 1,411 Portugueses, 978 French, 760 Italians, 476 Belgians, 384 Germans, and 1,748 persons of other nationalities.

As of 2006, the town of Hesperange, which lies in the centre of the commune, has a population of 2,183. Other towns within the commune include Alzingen, Fentange, Howald, and Itzig. Each of these five towns has a population of over 1,000, making Hesperange unique amongst Luxembourgian communes in having five towns with over a thousand inhabitants (see: "List of towns in Luxembourg by population").

The mayor of the commune is Marie-Thérèse Gantenbein-Koullen.

Hesperange is home of FC Swift Hesperange, a football club that plays in the top-flight National Division. The club's home games are played at Stade Alphonse Theis. They have won the Luxembourg Cup on one occasion (1989–90).

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Twin town

* Szerencs, Hungary

External links

* [http://www.hesper.lu Commune de Hesperange (Municipality of Hesperange)]

* [http://www.restena.lu/gfhesper/English/main.html Friends of the History of Hesperange]

* [http://www.hesperschoulen.lu Hesperange Schools]

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